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double-bind theory

atheory of schizophrenia proposed by Bateson, which argues thatfaulty communication patterns within the family contributeto the onset of schizophrenia.

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October 26th 2021

auditory cortex

 thearea of the brain (inthe temporalcortex) that connects fibers of the auditory nerve and interprets nerve impulses in aform that is perceived as sound.